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7255 -- RÜEGG, FRANÇOIS, RUDOLF POLEDNA & CALIN RUS (Eds.)

Interculturalism and discrimination in Romania
(Freiburger sozialanthropologische Studien 8)
Berlin: Lit Verlag 2006
342 pp., Euro 24.90; ISBN 3-8258-8075-3
Keywords: interculturalism (Romania), xenophobia, identities in Europe, human rights, European cultures, minorities, Muslims in Europe, Roma, citizenship

##This volume presents research on intercultural relations in South-Eastern Europe, including the way they are imagined and managed in different social and historical contexts. After an introductory critique of the concepts of interculturalism and citizenship, the situation in Romania is investigated. The second part deals with a series of in-depth comparative studies, namely on the Roma minorities in Romania and Bulgaria. But it also considers the case of the Pomaks in Bulgaria, of Russians living in parallel societies in the Baltic States and the recent evolution of interculturalism in the region.##

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